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Janet's Group
In this Group: Janet, Ben, Resty, Jane, Justine, Samuel, Safina, Night, Sarah, Teddy, George, Jane, Prossy, Mohammed, George
N. Janet is the chairperson of Alinyikira group in Mutundwe. She is a strong business lady with a retail shop for 3 years and a poultry farm for a long time, both businesses she transacts at her home. In the shop, she sells general merchandise and eggs from her chickens while she also keeps broilers and layers interchangeably. She is seeking her 6th year while taking loans with the group, and she hopes to stock her shop with more goods plus buy more feed for her chickens.

Janet is a lucky mother. She has 7 children of whom 5 are graduates at the best university of Makerere while 2 are soon completing their studies at the same university. On top of this, she pays school fees and caters for 4 orphaned nephews in secondary and primary school.

Additional Information

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 271
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,076,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,185.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Janet's Group's $5,000 loan helped a member restocking her retail shop and buying feed for her poultry farm.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
5 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 3, 2009
Jun 15, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2009